This is the General Purpose Rating (GP Rating) – 6 Months of the sentence.

The Duration of the course is 6 months. On successful completion of this course, the candidates will be eligible to join in Indian/Foreign Shipping companies as a Deck/Engine crew. With further sea service, they would be promoted as Motorman/Oil man, Fitter, Deck serang, Able-Bodied Seamen, Bosun. They can also be promoted to officer level with certain service and qualification requirements on passing the examinations conducted by DGS.

Minimum Qualification
Candidate should have passed 10th standard from a recognized educational board with Science and Mathematics as subject.
The marks obtained should be 40% in overall and 40% in English language alone.
17 to 25 years of age at the time of commencement of the course.
Course Date: January / July Month of every year.
Online Entrance Test
Test can be conduct at Online platform through online user-id and password. that user-id or password received by email after successfully registration and completing the payment process ticket.
Psychometric Test
A qualified psychologist conducts personality profiling of prospective candidates to check their suitability.
Medical Examination
Selected candidates undergo a stringent medical examination with DG Approved doctor.
Panel Interview
Short listed candidates are called for an interview taken by a panel comprising of Chief Engineers and Captain Superintendent.
Pre-Sea Training
6 Months DG approved General Purpose Rating ( GP Rating ) Course.